Things to See and Do While Staying at Secrets St James Montego Bay

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There are many things to do and see in Jamaica, and the Secrets St James Montego Bay is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of their active beachfront location. This destination offers vacationers an impressive selection of recreational possibilities, meaning you will have no shortage of exciting activities to choose from throughout your stay.

With 5 pools to choose from at Secrets St James Montego Bay, it will be easy to find a place to sunbathe. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is built right next to the ocean, meaning that there are a few different ways to spend time in the water throughout your stay. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Secrets St James Montego Bay; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is an especially fitting place for tennis players, because guests will have the opportunity to play a match or two on the property. There are 2 courts on the property. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court. There is a tennis pro working on-site, who could help improve your backhand or give advice about your serve.

Searching for more spots like this one? You can take a look at other hotels in the area that also have courts, including Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Carlyle.


While there isn't a golf course at Secrets St James Montego Bay, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. Nearby courses include Half Moon Golf Course, Tryall Golf Course, and White Witch Course. The lot of them are within eight and a half miles and the most proximate of the collection, Tryall Golf Course, is just a taxi cab trip away. The course has a total of 18 holes. It is 6228 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be contacted at (876) 956-5660.


A vacation to Jamaica can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you are sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your skills. This list provides the watersports that are offered by Secrets St James Montego Bay:

  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Secrets St James Montego Bay encourages families to stay with them, though you probably will not come across a lot of different amenities designed for the younger set. If you are looking for somewhere to stay with more features that help make your vacation even more family-centric, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

This resort is adults-only.

The site has a game room, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many people take advantage of the exciting live entertainment available on-site, which proves that staying in for the night can be as satisfying as an expensive night out. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. Needless to say, the frequency can vary with the season. If you'd like to learn more details, call the resort at (809) 468-2151.

There are also several different bars, so guests can choose to meet up at their favorite one before the show.

You may also choose to spend some time exploring the limited nightlife opportunities at the accommodations surrounding your own. These options are displayed below:

Accommodations near the Secrets St James Montego Bay with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay 10 check
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Montego Bay 6 check
Emerald Escape Beach Resort 2.9 mi. South West of Central Montego Bay 1 --
Harbour Way Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Altamont West Hotel 0.5 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Gloustershire Hotel 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --
Blue Harbour Hotel 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay 2 --
Coral Cliff Hotel 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Mirabay Resort 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --
Doctor's Cave Beach Hotel 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --
Villa Royall 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay 1 --
Casablanca Beach Hotel 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay -- --

The on-site casino here provides another nightlife option, where you can play a game of chance, and perhaps enjoy a big win. If this one doesn't suit you, there is another casino, found at Treasure Hunt Montego Bay.


Visitors should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, considering this destination has enjoyable spa facilities. The following list provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The beauty salon on the property will allow you to get your hair and makeup done for a special evening.

In addition to all of the activities available on-site, those wanting to get out 'n' about will find no shortage of exciting things to do and see in Jamaica. Whether you would rather lay out at the beach or play a round on the golf course, you will find lots of other recreational opportunities in the area. Click on these articles to read more concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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